6 ways to earn money from Facebook | How to earn money from Facebook pages, Groups and Facebook Instant articles

With more than one billion active users, Facebook continues to be the worlds biggest social media power. Users spend a lot of time on Facebook for scrolling down and sharing. This makes Facebook a potential platform to generate money.

To get started its always better to create a Page or Group of a specific topic and make a decent amount of audience.

After attaining a decent number of audience try the ways below to generate income from Facebook.

  • Facebook Instant Articles

Best suited for users who have creative writing skills and are capable of writing and publishing articles that are interesting.  Publishers of all size can participate in this programme. The first thing you have to do is to sign up to join this program. You can do this at instantarticles.fb.com. You can integrate other platforms like Wordpress to the instant articles. Facebook’s Audience Network offers publishers the opportunity to earn money from instant articles. If the contents you provide are appealing and is able to generate user interest, Facebook will share the revenue with you that are generated by placing ads on the content published by the user.

  • Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing has a huge potential on Facebook. Read our article on Affiliate Marketing if you are new to this topic. Create a page of a specific topic, provide good quality contents and recommend the products related to your topic. The chance of generating sales is higher if the products are relevant to the user's interest.

  • Facebook Video Monetization (Ad Breaks)

Facebook offers a new way to monetize the videos that you had posted on your page. Similar to Youtube, Facebook display video ads on the videos you posted on your page. In order to start monetization, you should signup to Ad Breaks from your page.

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  • Facebook Marketplace

Similar to classifieds apps like OLX, If you have products to sell then you can use Facebook Marketplace which is a free facility by using which you can market your product or service to a wider audience. It allows you to list various items, services, and deals, and promote them directly within the Facebook community as per Facebook Community Guidelines. You can reach thousands of people within the social network and by allowing Facebook to notify friends about what you are selling.

  • Sponsored Posts

Once you have a huge number of audience you can try sponsored posts. Here you are paid by brands for promoting them on your Fb page. The money you earn by this method will be higher. In order to get started with sponsored posts, start creating a huge audience base.

  • Sell products/Services

You can directly sell your products or services through Facebook and earn a more margin than affiliate marketing. You can also try drop shipping too if you are confident enough. Your audience is more likely to buy the products/services that you offer.

  • Facebook Research

There is research app from facebook-Applause. You can join the programme if you have an Android or IOS smartphone and install their research app and you can earn $5/ Month if you are from India or USA. Read our full article on Facebook Research.

Read our article on 6 ways to generate money from Youtube.

Do you have any other ideas to generate money from Facebook? Let us know in the comments.

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